Songs of Innocence & Experience by William Blake
About : two books of poems reflecting the hopes of radical change and reform of the age contrasted with the more sombre mood of the post-revolutionary period in France and in England.
First Published 1789 & 1794
Public Domain Text from Project Gutenberg
William Blake (1757-1827) was a poet, painter and printmaker. His radical and mystical inspiration set him at odds with his times and he remains one of the most visionary of English artists.